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Christmas is a Reminder and a Test

Joel120 Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 5:52 PM
Troll, pretending to be a conservative...nice try but FAIL.

"The greatest gift which America has received from the Lord is the faith which has forged its Christian identity," Pope John Paul II wrote in a document on the Church in America in 1999. Here at the end of 2012, the words might be the rallying cry of the season -- a reminder, a challenge, a warning -- and a gift to be pondered born of a grotto in Bethlehem.

And it's not just something for Christians. As the pope wrote at the time: "The evangelization which accompanied the European migrations has shaped America's religious profile, marked by moral values which, though...